A Florida substitute trainer who was caught on video telling college students Antifa was accountable for the Capitol riot has been fired … TMZ has realized.
Dr. Damien Moses, principal at Bok Academy in Lake Wales, FL., tells TMZ … the trainer’s conduct was instantly handled following the incident from earlier this week. Moses stated, “We met along with her and he or she has been dismissed not solely from our college, but additionally from the Lake Wales Constitution Faculty System.”
A scholar on the academy began recording the substitute trainer’s rant throughout a center faculty language arts class by which she falsely claimed 3 Antifa members had been paid to storm the Capitol in final week’s failed coup, and had been solely accountable for the violence.
Bear in mind … the FBI has stated there isn’t a indication Antifa performed a job within the mob that stormed the Capitol.
The substitute trainer was referencing a Washington Occasions story from final week with the headline “Facial Recognition Claims Antifa Infiltrated Trump Protesters who Stormed Capitol.” The story has since been retracted … after the Singapore-based XRVision tech firm refuted the report, including the corporate was by no means in touch with the outlet.
You possibly can hear the coed recording the video inform the sub rioters had been seen carrying MAGA hats and Trump flags … however the sub fired again saying, “Once they’re paid to be there and trigger a riot they wanna make it appear to be Trump supporters in order that they put on Trump hats and carry Trump flags.”
You possibly can sense the discomfort within the room … and one scholar requested for permission to go away, whereas one other stated, “I do not care about your opinions.”
The principal advised us, “We now have spoken with the scholars twice, and plan on talking with them once more. We had a dialog in regards to the scenario, and simply relayed that we don’t talk about politics on our campus.”